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    Dog Breed Profile: The honorable Akita
    One of the most famous dog stories of all time involves the Japanese Akita. In the early 1920s Professor Ueno, who worked at what is now the University of Tokyo, adopted an Akita puppy. Akita Inus, as the dogs are called, hailed from Akita...
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    New hotel opening up in Japan will be operated by robots
    If you decide to visit Japan this summer and choose to stay at the Hen na Hotel, you may be surprised to see robots, or more specifically, androids running the place. This is because, according to a report by CNN on Feb. 5, this new hotel opening...
  • Kenji Goto visits refugee camp with WFP
    World Food Programme honors Kenji Goto
    The UN World Food Programme (WFP) is remembering journalist Kenji Goto as a great ally in the fight against hunger. Goto was murdered by the terrorist group ISIS.WFP's director, Ertharin Cousin, spoke of Goto's intrepid coverage of the...
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    Let's ship this 'crap' into space
    University of Florida researchers have devised a technique that turns human waste into rocket fuel. Did this discovery come about as part of a wild weekend in a frat house? http://universityof florida.eduWhile you’re digesting that sentence,...
  • Terror Group ISIS Executes Japanese Hostage
    Terror Group ISIS Executes Japanese Hostage
    Kenji Goto was a freelance journalist, who traveled to the Middle East to cover the lives of people who have seen their lives torn apart by war and strife across the area.Instead, Goto was captured in Syria by the terror group ISIS. According to...
  • Kenji Goto remains a hostage
    Dangerous reporting: Kenji Goto is a hero
    Kenji Goto is still being held captive by ISIS. He is the last remaining Japanese captive in Syria. The other one, Haruna Yukawa, was beheaded on Saturday. Kenji is a reporter, and Yukawa was as well. There is no reason that either one should have...
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    Japan's payback may come at the end of a 5.56 Howa barrel
    Despite Japan's post-World War II constitution absolutely forbidding even to use the words army, navy or air force regarding the nation's Self-Defense Forces,Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (phonetically pronounced "Ah-bay") has made...
  • UAE celebrate AC2015 quarter
    UAE stun Asian champions and advance to semis
    Japan have seen their dream of defending their Asian Cup title crushed as they were humbled by UAE at Stadium Australia on Friday night. After a tight match ended 1-1, Japan became the second fancied side of the night to go out, losing 5-4 on...
  • Japan celebrate v Jordan 2015AC
    Japan beat Jordan and top group
    Japan have kept up their perfect record in the 2015 Asian Cup as they managed a 2-0 win over Jordan at Melbourne Rectangular Stadium on Tuesday night. It was an impressive Jordan performance as the put up a gallant fight against the defending...
  • Tokyo Tower
    Japan doubles tourism
    Japan tourism officials are on their way to boost the country's tourism to 20 million foreign visitors a year by 2020. That's the target year Japan hosts the Summer Olympics, from July 24 to August 9.Currently, visitors top about 10...
  • Former Aces first baseman signs with Nationals
    Former Aces first baseman signs with Nationals
    Kila Ka'aihue is coming back to the United States to play baseball.The former Reno Aces first baseman (2013) signed a minor league contract this week with the Washington Nationals with an invitation to spring training. Ka'aihue has spent...
  • Japan celebrate goal against Iraq
    Penalty gives Japan win in battle of recent champions
    It may not have been the clinical performance they wanted but Japan got the job done in a 1-0 win against Iraq at Brisbane Stadium on Friday night. The win means Japan have all but sealed progress to the next round, needing just a point.A first...
  • Tokyo
    Japan to build floating solar panel islands to power residential areas
    With Americans currently enjoying the lowest gas prices in several years the topic of renewable energy has been more or less put on the backburner of conversation by politicians but that doesn't mean the rest of the world isn't moving on...
  • Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks
    Japanese Prime Minister Abe may visit Pearl Harbor
    Japanese Prime Minister Abe is planning a spring trip to the United States. During that visit Abe is considering a visit to Pearl Harbor reports the Mainichi on Jan. 15, 2015. Abe's visit to the United States has been planned as part of...
  • Japan celebrate v Palestine AC2015
    Japan open Asian Cup defense with big win over Palestine
    Japan got the perfect start to their Asian Cup title defense as they managed a 4-0 win over Palestine at Newcastle Stadium on Monday night. It was a convincing victory from the Asian Champions as they put the tournament debutants to the sword...